Envy is a highly toxic emotion and feeling. With more comparison culture on social media now than ever, some use this as a way for living out their individuality, but it can be triggering for others that see others in their same field doing better or differently than them etc. We all are blessed with certain gifts and the potential we reach with those gifts really is up to us. you are doing this, and others are doing this too. There is a major barrier that gets in the way of this happening, and this is envy.
82: Steven Wakabayashi - Meditation & Mindfulness
Steven Wakabayashi is currently on a journey exploring meditation and mindfulness around the world. He has been meditating for over 12 years with supporting practices in Buddhism, yoga, and dance.
Before this journey, he was leading creative teams in San Francisco for many recognizable brands including Apple, Salesforce, Sephora, and Workday. After a major health crisis, he decided to depart from his corporate lifestyle to explore and share meditation practices in six countries around the world.
You can follow him on his current journey at:
81: Importance of Empathy
In this episode, Victoria shares the importance of empathy in our day-to-day interactions in-person and online. By detailing the contrast in extremes between em-paths, narcissists, psychopaths, and sociopaths, as well as investigating the concept of empathy within these labels, the inclusion of acts of empathy prove to be of great importance when it comes to healthy interactions.
Recovering from feelings, past experiences regarding abandonment can be challenging, and if not dealt with, can affect one's ability to construct healthy relationships.
Victoria discusses how to navigate abandonment and how one can recover from past experiences to develop more consciousness towards one's actions and behaviors in the future.
79: Social Media & Mental Health
Victoria dives into the connection between social media and mental health, discussing how it affects one's individual focus, socialization, behavioral/mental health, critical thinking skills, and how it can even lead towards narcissistic tendencies.
78: Navigating Pain, Part 2
Continuing from Episode 77, Victoria discusses how we can turn our pain into purpose, as well as be a positive presence when helping others navigate pain in their lives.
77: Navigating Pain, Part 1
We all experience varied degrees of pain in our lives, however what we choose to do with our pain determines what will become of it. In this episode, Victoria shares things that can cause us pain on an unconscious or conscious level, and how to face it and navigate it rather than numb it.
76: Self Reflection
Victoria discusses how our ability to self reflect influences our relationship to ourselves and how our relationship with ourselves is the primary relationship which influences all other relationships in our life in a multi-dimensional way.
75: Anxiety, Depression & Stress
Anxiety and depression have become highly relevant with the rise in the use of technology and social media. Victoria discusses the potential causes and solutions that can be put into place to balance out times of emotional turmoil, as well as how to reduce the stigma around mental health issues.
74: Dianna Hanken - Perseverance
Victoria and her guest Dianna Hanken discuss perseverance, the difference between "feelings" and "intuition", as well as working through mental blocks. www.DiannaHanken.com